Latest on COVID-19 in Minnesota: Hospitalizations, ICU cases highest in a month

  • Source: Minnesota Public Radio News
  • Published: 07/29/2020 12:00 AM

COVID-19 hospitalizations continued to climb Wednesday as the Health Department reported 310 people now hospitalized in Minnesota, including 143 needing intensive care. It’s the first time in a month that total current hospitalizations rose above 300, the product of a weekslong upswing in new confirmed infections. It’s the highest ICU case count in a month. The number of daily deaths continues in single digits — nine more death were reported on Wednesday. New cases, however, continue their upward climb with an another 681 confirmed. State public health leaders are expected to brief reporters at 2 p.m. The newest counts come a day after Minnesota saw one of its largest one-day increases in hospitalizations since the pandemic began.


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